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Top 10 Christmas Things to Do and See Around Adelaide | Dec 2017

[ December 15, 2017 to December 31, 2017. ]
Christmas in Adelaide | Top Things to Do and See
Christmas time brings a sense of wonder and excitement to little people as the big day draws near. We’ve put together a list of things to do and see and places to go around Adelaide that are sure to bring a smile to everyone’s faces. Escape […]

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Christmas Pooch Party | Belair National Park | 16 Dec 2017

[ December 16, 2017; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]
Christmas Pooch Party at Belair National Park
Don’t forget your dog this Christmas. Bring your four-legged friend to Belair National Park’s Main Oval this Saturday between 10am and 12pm and make a dog enrichment toy thanks to the RSPCA South Australia.

You’ll also have the chance to get to know the dog-friendly trails on ranger guided walks […]

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Christmas Festival | Hampstead Gardens Church of Christ | 16 Dec 2017

[ December 16, 2017; 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
Hampstead Gardens Church of Christ Christmas Festival
The Hampstead Gardens Church of Christ Christmas Festival will be held on the corner of Gambia & Falcon Avenues, Hampstead Gardens from 4pm to 8pm on Saturday, 16 December 2017.
Families can enjoy free Christmas craft, free jumping castle, market stalls, Christmas shopping, carol singing and a free BBQ.
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Forkmas | Victoria Square | 15 Dec 2017

[ December 15, 2017; 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
Forkmas in Victoria Square
Join Fork On The Road for their annual Forkmas celebration on Friday 15 December between 5pm and 9pm in Victoria Square South.

All of your favourite Adelaide Food Trucks will be there with a range of dinner options to choose from along with a Fork bar full of South Australian craft beer, wine […]

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Greaton Christmas in Light Square | Adelaide | 17 Dec 2017

[ December 17, 2017; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
On Sunday 17 December Light Square is set to come alive with Christmas cheer.
Over 1,000 people are expected to attend Adelaide West End’s biggest free Greaton Christmas in the Park 2017 event. Proceeds will be donated to The Salvation Army’s Tree of Hope Appeal.
Join in for a day that will bring Christmas cheer to the Adelaide […]

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Hahndorf Christmas Village | 15-17 Dec 2017

[ December 15, 2017 to December 17, 2017. ]
Explore the vibrant village of Hahndorf in the Adelaide Hills as it decks the halls for Christmas in 2017.
This is your chance to discover Hahndorf like you’ve never seen it before with traders open late for last minute gift shopping, restaurants and cafes available for tasty meals, wineries pouring to quench your thirst, and a […]

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Christmas Where the Angas Flows | Strathalbyn | 15 Dec 2017

[ December 15, 2017; 6:30 pm; ]
Christmas Where the Angas Flows is the annual Strathalbyn Christmas Party that celebrates Christmas.
Held on the evening of the last day of school, it is a fun community focused, alcohol free event.

The fun begins with the Christmas Pageant parade through High Street and Dawson Street at 6.30pm, followed by family entertainment in the Soldiers Memorial Gardens.

Traditional  carol […]

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Christmas in the City of Adelaide | Dec 2017

[ December 3, 2017 to December 31, 2017. ]
Christmas in the City
Discover some of the fantastic Christmas events and community activities happening around the City of Adelaide this holiday season. There are Carols and other musical performances, markets, Christmas Fun in Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga,  Christmas lights and more.
Christmas Lights
Adelaide Town Hall Christmas Projection Display
Adelaide Town Hall will once again be glistening again with a stunning […]

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Carols on the Hill | Tea Tree Gully | 9 Dec 2017

[ December 9, 2017; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Carols on the Hill at Tea Tree Gully Anglican Church
Grab your chair and a rug and celebrate Christmas with a night of carols, candles, food and hot drinks out the back of Tea Tree Gully Anglican Church at the base of Anstey Hill.

Everyone is welcome to attend this free event. Free candles, glowsticks, food and […]

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Marion Christmas Bazaar | Twilight Community Event | 16 Dec 2017

[ December 16, 2017; 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
For the first time ever the Marion Christmas Bazaar is coming to town.
The Marion Christmas Bazaar is an extravagant handmade Christmas market and is a first of its kind for Marion. This twilight event will be a fun, unique and entertaining experience for the whole family.

With free entry, this community event is open to everyone […]

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Backpacks 4 SA Kids | Christmas Present Donation | Final Drop-off 10 Dec 2017

Backpacks 4 SA Kids Christmas Present Donations
Backpacks 4 SA Kids need your help for Christmas! They have a shortage of presents for girls and boys, and newborn to 4 years old for both boys and girls.
Last year they provided 2862 Christmas presents to kids entering into emergency service facilities throughout the Christmas period within South Australia. […]

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SA Dog Rescue Annual Christmas Bash | Prospect | 10 Dec 2017

[ December 10, 2017; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
SA Dog Rescue’s Annual Christmas event is back on Sunday 10 December.
Bring your dog and your family along for a day of fun at the SA Dog Rescue Annual Christmas Bash.  Held at St. Helen’s Park in Prospect, the day raises funds to support all of their dogs and cats in need.  Some of the highlights […]

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Dusk Arts Market | North Adelaide | 7 Dec 2017

[ December 7, 2017; 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Dusk Arts Market at the iconic Carclew house and grounds in North Adelaide on Thursday 7 December 2017
Carclew’s magnificent house and grounds will be transformed into a festive market bustling with art and design stalls, exhibitions, live music and entertainment, arts workshops, a great selection of food trucks and a licensed bar by Alpha Box & […]

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Hahndorf Christkindlmarkt | Hahndorf Christmas Markets | 15-17 Dec 2017

[ December 15, 2017 to December 17, 2017. ]
Hahndorf Christkindlmarkt – Hahndorf’s annual Christmas Markets
Hahndorf Christkindlmarkt is a European-style Christmas market based in the German town of Hahndorf, organised and run by C3 Church Adelaide Hills.
It captures the essence of community, celebration, fun, laughter & family enjoying time together, such as is found in many cities in Europe over the Christmas period, but in […]

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How The Grinch Stole Christmas | Ignite Unley Outdoor Cinema | 8 Dec 2017

[ December 8, 2017; 6:00 pm; ]
Ignite Unley Outdoor Cinema – How The Grinch Stole Christmas
The City of Unley will celebrate everything Christmas with a free outdoor cinema event at Forestville Reserve on Friday 8 December, 2017.
Activities start from 6pm with How the Grinch Stole Christmas screening at sunset. Explore Christmas markets, be entertained with live music and children’s activities, and […]

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Skylark Close Christmas Lights | Flagstaff Hill | December 2017

Skylark Close Christmas Lights Flagstaff Hill
Go along and share the magic of Christmas for the very last time in 2017.
If you haven’t had a chance to see these lights in the past 19 years then this will be the last year to do so, because 2017 will be their final light display.
About Skylark Close Christmas […]

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Family Christmas Show | Woodville Town Hall | 2 Dec 2017

[ December 2, 2017; 5:00 pm; ]
Woodville Family Christmas Show
The Woodville Business Association presents the Family Christmas Show on 2 December 2017.
The Woodville Town Hall will be buzzing with performances by local artists, food and market stalls, jumping castle, face painting and more.

Nova 919’s Casanova van will drop by, and Santa will also be making an appearance!

For more information and all […]

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Lights of Lobethal Festival | 10-30 Dec 2017

[ December 10, 2017 to December 30, 2017. ]
Lights of Lobethal Christmas Festival
Lobethal lights up on Sunday 10 December until Saturday 30 December 2017
The Lights of Lobethal Christmas festival has been lighting up the Lobethal Valley in the Adelaide Hills for over sixty years. Created by the community of Lobethal, the true spirit of Christmas has now evolved into the largest Community Christmas […]

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Loxton Lights Festival | 25 Nov – 31 Dec 2017

[ November 25, 2017 6:00 pm to December 31, 2017 6:00 pm. ]

Loxton Lights Festival 2017
Loxton shines during this joyous festival with thousands of twinkling fairy lights, bright colourful banners, sparkling garlands and tinsel to create a magic spectacle. An enormous Christmas tree dazzles in the heart of town and from there, large clusters of residential streets feature homes adorned with over 350 illuminated Christmas scenes, paintings […]

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Kickstart Happiness this Christmas in Adelaide | Closes 12 Dec 2017

[ November 24, 2017 to December 12, 2017. ]
Kickstart Happiness this Christmas in South Australia
While we are fortunate to live in one of the wealthiest countries in the world, Christmas is an especially challenging time for many struggling South Australian families and children. This Christmas Statewide Super and National Pharmacies are encouraging South Australians to donate gifts for children who otherwise wouldn’t receive […]

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West End Brewery Riverbank Christmas Lights | 27 Nov 2017 – 1 Jan 2018

[ November 27, 2017 11:00 am to January 1, 2018 11:00 am. ]

Adelaide’s West End Brewery Riverbank Christmas Lights
The West End Brewery Riverbank Christmas Lights are a magical display of lights and activity scenes set up along the lawns of the South Australian Brewing Company in Thebarton, just opposite the Entertainment Centre.

The Christmas Riverbank Display is free for all families in Adelaide as a gift from West […]

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Rundle Mall Christmas Decorations | 17 Nov – 24 Dec 2017

[ November 17, 2017 to December 24, 2017. ]  
Rundle Mall Christmas Decorations
Rundle Mall, as they do each year, will be displaying a range of Christmas decorations including Forest of Trees, the Christmas Letters and Giant Presents. These decorations make for great photos with the whole family and add a bit of Christmas spirit to Rundle Mall while you’re Christmas shopping!
Forest of Trees
Be visually […]

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Minda Christmas Carols & Markets | Brighton | 9 Dec 2017

[ December 9, 2017; 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ]
The Minda Christmas Carols & Markets will be bigger and better than ever this year, with Rachael Leahcar & Joe Braithwaite performing along with local schools, groups and choirs.
There will be plenty of entertainment for the whole family, with Adelaide’s best food trucks and amusements including a carousel, climbing wall, petting zoo, mini-golf, inflatable obstacle […]

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Victorian Christmas Family Fun | Ayers House Museum | 23 Nov – 10 Dec 2017

[ November 23, 2017 to November 26, 2017. November 28, 2017 to December 3, 2017. December 5, 2017 to December 10, 2017. ]
Victorian Christmas Family Fun at the Ayers House Museum
Escape from the business of Christmas and visit the Ayers House Museum where you can experience some old fashioned Christmas fun.

As well as exploring a 160 year old mansion, children can make Christmas decorations, Christmas cards and dress up.  Alternatively they can play a game of chess, […]

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Port Adelaide Twilight Christmas Pageant with Fireworks | 25 Nov 2017

[ November 25, 2017; 6:00 pm; ]
Full of colour and personality, the 2017 Twilight Christmas Parade will roll along Commercial Road on 25 November at 6pm.
Signifying the start of the Christmas Season it brings the community together for an evening of fun and celebration in the iconic setting of Port Adelaide.
Over the years the Parade has become an expression of local […]

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The Art of Christmas LIVE | Creative Tree Trail | Adelaide Oval | 25 Nov 2017

[ November 25, 2017; 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]
The Art of Christmas LIVE hosted by Adelaide Riverbank and The Art of Christmas
Discover the Art of Christmas along the Adelaide Riverbank; the creative tree trail that winds along the banks of the River Torrens and onto the cultural boulevard North Terrace.

Twelve fabulous South Australian artists will use their creative talents and a sprinkle of […]

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Christmas Proms | A World of Christmas | Adelaide | 14-16 Dec 2017

[ December 14, 2017 2:00 pm to December 16, 2017 2:00 pm. ]
Christmas Proms 2017 – The Idea of North takes us on a musical journey around “A World of Christmas”
Follow their impeccable harmonies as they perform not only in English, but also in Catalan, Hebrew, Spanish and Soussou! Australian conductor Benjamin Northey will lead the orchestra, while you sing along with Tutti Choir and the On Stage […]

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Santaland | Myer Rundle Mall | Adelaide Nov – Dec 2017

[ November 18, 2017 to December 24, 2017. ]
Visit Santaland at Myer in Rundle Mall, Adelaide
There are big changes to Myer’s Santaland for 2017.  Myer have refurbished their festive area on level two of the Adelaide Myer Centre this year to create a magical winter wonderland for Christmas. The main attraction is the ‘Santaland Express’ – a life size train offering a virtual […]

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The Magic Cave | David Jones Rundle Mall | Adelaide Nov-Dec 2017

[ November 18, 2017 to December 24, 2017. ]
Visit the Magic Cave in David Jones, Rundle Mall Adelaide
The Credit Union Christmas Pageant on 18 November 2017 welcomed Father Christmas to Adelaide and as usual he is a special guest at the Magic Cave in David Jones, Rundle Mall Adelaide.
As many would know, the Magic Cave has had plenty of changes over the years. Once […]

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Adelaide Town Hall Illumination | Nov 2017 – 1 Jan 2018

[ November 18, 2017; ]  

Adelaide Town Hall Illumination
See the Adelaide Town Hall light up this festive season, with a magical Christmas and New Year’s projection display. Bring the kids and marvel at the numerous animations on display every night.
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For more information and all enquiries please visit the City of Adelaide […]

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Kids’ Christmas at Trinity City | Adelaide | 24 Dec 2017

[ December 24, 2017; 10:30 am; ]
Kids’ Christmas at Trinity City
Children in year 5 and under are invited to celebrate Christmas Eve at the Trinity City Kids’ Christmas event on Sunday 24 December at 10.30am in the hall.
It’s an easy, no-stress Christmas event—specially designed for kids—that tells the Christmas story and has simple carols. This event runs at the same time […]

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Christmas Steps | Trinity City Adelaide | 16 Dec 2017

[ December 16, 2017; 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
Christmas Steps – Free Family Fun
You’re invited to Trinity City for free Christmas story tours & free family fun on Saturday 16 December from 4pm to 8pm.
Pack your bag, grab a free boarding pass and go fly with Trinity City on an around the world adventure. Flights leave every 15 minutes.
Enjoy the post-flight travel lounge […]

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Carols at Trinity City | Adelaide | 10 Dec 2017

[ December 10, 2017; ]
Carols at Trinity City
You’re invited to celebrate Christmas at Trinity City’s carols event on Sunday 10 December.
Traditional carols in Adelaide’s oldest church (with organ and choir) at 9am and 11am.
Contemporary carols at 4pm and 7pm.
Family-friendly food and fun from 5pm.
Trinity City is at 88 North Terrace, opposite the Adelaide Convention Centre, and is accessible by […]

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Police Credit Union EcoCaddys | Enjoy a Free Ride | 18 Nov 2017

[ November 18, 2017; 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. ]
Enjoy a FREE ride in one of the Police Credit Union EcoCaddys this Saturday
If you’re heading into the city to experience the 2017 Credit Union Adelaide Christmas Pageant, keep an eye out for one of the Police Credit Union EcoCaddys.  There will be six of them cruising the streets of the city just prior to and after the pageant […]

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Christmas Fun in the Square | Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga Adelaide | 15 – 24 Dec 2017

[ December 15, 2017 to December 24, 2017. ]     
Christmas Fun in the Square | Christmas in the City of Adelaide
This year, Christmas in the City will be more magical than ever! Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga will be transformed into a festive fairyland filled with activities to keep the whole family smiling.
Free to enter and open daily from 15 – 24 December (11am to 8pm), Christmas Fun […]

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Lighting of the Christmas Tree | Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga | 1 Dec 2017

[ December 1, 2017; 6:00 pm; ]
Lighting of the Christmas Tree in Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga
The whole family will enjoy the lighting of the Christmas Tree in Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga on Friday 1 December at 8.15pm. This year the tree will be sure to surprise with brand new magical display features. This FREE family friendly event will also feature entertainment from 6pm-9pm.
Adelady will be […]

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Tynte Street Christmas Market | North Adelaide | 3 Dec 2017

[ December 3, 2017; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
North Adelaide’s Tynte Street Christmas Market
Head to the Tynte Street Christmas Market this December and find a unique range of handmade gifts by local artisans, as well as food, children’s craft, Christmas elves and live music.
The North Adelaide Country Women’s Association will be running children’s crafts. The roving elves will be around between 11am and 1.30pm […]

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Twilight Carols & Christmas Market | City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters | 1 Dec 2017

[ December 1, 2017; 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters Twilight Carols & Christmas Market
This free family friendly open-air concert under the stars is an opportunity for you to go along and share in the spirit of Christmas and the excitement this time of the year has to offer.
A variety of activities and performances together with a visit from […]

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Visit Sensitive, Sensory-Friendly, Quiet Santa | Locations around Adelaide | Christmas 2017

[ November 19, 2017; November 21, 2017; November 26, 2017; 12:00 am; November 28, 2017 to November 29, 2017. December 1, 2017; December 4, 2017 to December 6, 2017. December 6, 2017; December 10, 2017; December 12, 2017 to December 13, 2017. December 17, 2017; ]

Visit Sensitive, Sensory-Friendly, Quiet Santa at various locations around Adelaide
Sensitive, sensory-friendly Santa is a great way for children with special needs to meet Santa in a private, comfortable, sensory-friendly environment. Sessions are pre-booked eliminating queues and are held outside of standard shopping hours to help provide a calm environment.

Locations and Times

Sensitive, Sensory-Friendly Santa at Tea […]

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The Giant Father Christmas is Back | Christmas 2017

 
Father Christmas is back at Adelaide Central Market
Adelaide’s iconic giant Father Christmas, which had always graced the David Jones building in Rundle Mall, (and previously the old John Martins store) is back for the 2017 festive season!  He was missing in 2014 and the Mall was sadly not quite the same without him.  The Market welcomed […]

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